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Effects of Vitamin D on Cardiac Function in Patients With Chronic HF: The VINDICATE Study

OPEN Journal of the American College of Cardiology | 9 Apr 2016

KK Witte, R Byrom, J Gierula, MF Paton, HA Jamil, JE Lowry, RG Gillott, SA Barnes, H Chumun, LC Kearney, JP Greenwood, S Plein, GR Law, S Pavitt, JH Barth, RM Cubbon and MT Kearney
Abstract
Patients with chronic heart failure (HF) secondary to left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) are frequently deficient in vitamin D. Low vitamin D levels are associated with a worse prognosis.
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Ventricle, Left ventricle, Beriberi, Mitral valve, Blood, Vitamin D, Cardiology, Heart
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